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Speeding vehicle crashes on Interstate 805

SAN DIEGO, CA –A vehicle crashed on Interstate 805 after racing up the northbound lanes on Thursday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

A man was driving a blue four-door sedan at a high rate of speed before he crashed near Balboa Avenue just before noon. He crashed into the wall of the center divide and his vehicle came to rest in one of the travel lanes, where it was narrowly missed by another driver.

An ambulance called to the scene and the occupant of the vehicle was able to get out, however, at this time injuries have not been confirmed.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

El Cajon crash majorly injuries at least one

SAN DIEGO, CA – At least one person sustained major injuries in a two-vehicle collision in El Cajon on Wednesday afternoon, according to CHP.

The two vehicles collided in the 8800 block of Winter Gardens Boulevard at about 2:45 p.m.

At least one person sustained major injuries in the crash. Further details have not yet become available but we will update this story should more information come to light about the accident.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

One injured in Chula Vista crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – One person was injured in a vehicle accident on Interstate 805 in Chula Vista on Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.

The accident happened in the southbound lanes near the exit for H Street just before 12:30 p.m.

At least one person was injured in the crash and transported to a local hospital.

At this time further details are unavailable. We will update this story should more information come to light.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Three vehicles involved in a collision in Mission Valley

SAN DIEGO, CA – Three vehicles were involved in a traffic collision on State Route 168 in the Mission Valley area on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the accident happened in the southbound lane where State Route 168 crosses Interstate 8 about 12:30 p.m.

The car accident was blocking two lanes. Tow trucks were called to the scene to clear the vehicles.

At this time, it is unknown whether anyone was injured in the crash.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

22-year-old killed after driving in front of trolley

SAN DIEGO, CA – A 22-year-old driver was killed by a trolley car after crossing the gate in the Valencia Park area of the city late on Monday night.

According to Patch.com, the man was driving southbound in a Toyota Prius on 60th Street near Imperial Avenue at about 11:45 p.m. He ignored the crossing arms gate and drove in front of an oncoming trolley. The trolley pushed the vehicle down the tracks about 100 feet.

The 22-year-old was the only occupant of the Prius. He died at the scene. His identity has been withheld until the family can be notified.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Construction equipment kills woman on Oceanside beach

SAN DIEGO, CA – An unidentified woman was killed on a beach in Oceanside when a construction tractor hit her while she was lying on the sand on Monday.

According to ABC News, the woman was lying, fully clothed, on the sand at Oceanside Harbor Beach in the 4100 block of North Pacific Street. The tractor, owned by Manson Dredge Co., was on the sand for a dredging project when it ran over the apparently sleeping victim at about 10 a.m.

A lifeguard witnessed the crash but it is unclear at this time whether the woman was inside the roped-off work zone or not.

The woman appeared to be around 50 years of age. Investigators are working on identifying the victim and also plan to conduct an autopsy.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

No injuries after truck runs into tree in El Cajon

SAN DIEGO, CA – No injuries were reported after a pickup truck ran into a tree in a rural area of El Cajon early on Tuesday morning, according to CHP.

A white Dodge Ram pickup truck ran off the road into a tree near the intersection of Pile Street Pamo Road at about 5:45 a.m. The driver was able to get out of the vehicle and reported no injuries.

The factors that caused the crash are unknown.

A tow truck responded to the scene and towed the vehicle.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Witness calls 911 after car drives in Sweetwater River near I-5

SAN DIEGO, CA – A witness called authorities after seeing a vehicle drive into the Sweetwater River off State Route 54 near Interstate 5 on Friday morning.

According to the California Highway Patrol, a woman was on a walking path when the vehicle went right past her off the westbound roadway into the water near National City Boulevard and Highland Avenue at about 5:40 a.m. She called 911 and reported that the vehicle was submerged in the water.

When emergency crews arrived on the scene they began closing down the nearby ramp to southbound Interstate 5 so they could retrieve the vehicle, using a tow truck and cable.

An ambulance was on the way to the scene but injuries have not been confirmed at this time.

We will update this story should more information come to light.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Update: Details emerge about fatal Spring Valley crash

SAN DIEGO, CA – More details have come to light about the fatal car accident that killed one person near a Spring Valley intersection on Wednesday morning.

According to an area news source, the single-vehicle crash occurred when a Chula Vista man careened off the Paradise Valley Road near Worthington Street in a 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe. After going over the sidewalk, the vehicle crashed through a chain-link fence, down an embankment, and into a tree stump.

The 52-year-old woman, who was pronounced dead at the scene, was apparently laying in the backseat without a seatbelt at the time of the 6:50 a.m. crash. She was ejected from the vehicle. Emergency crews performed life-saving measures but she was unresponsive and ultimately succumbed to her injuries. Her identity has been withheld pending notification of family.

The 49-year-old driver sustained minor injuries and was taken to Scripps Mercy Hospital. He was wearing a seatbelt when he lost control of the car.

An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the fatal accident is still underway.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

Occupants abandon car after crash in Oceanside

SAN DIEGO, CA – According to CHP, the several occupants of a Honda Civic abandoned their car after spinning out and crashing on Interstate 15 in Oceanside on Wednesday morning.

The grey Honda Civic crashed in the center divide in the northbound lanes near State Route 76 after spinning out for unknown reasons at about 4:50 a.m.

The car was carrying three or four occupants who were all seen walking away from the vehicle. When emergency crews arrived they found the car abandoned and attempted to search for the parties who had started northbound along the freeway in the dark.

It is unknown whether any of the involved parties suffered injuries.

Disclaimer: Many of the accidents we report on are preventable. Our hope is that by publishing information about severe accidents, we can equip readers with the information they need to avoid finding themselves involved in such a tragedy. These stories are painful, but real, as they are sourced from news outlets. Outlets sometimes update their published reports. If information on this blog is outdated or incorrect, please let us know so we can update our posting to the most up-to-date information. These posts do not contain legal advice and should not be construed in such a way.

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